Greg Scandlen: How Mutual Aid Can Protect Families in Times of Trouble
Aid societies used to be prevalent in American life. They promoted civic and moral virtues and provided important financial and insurance benefits to members and their families. Beginning 100 years ago, government began throwing up obstacles to the work of aid societies. Greg Scandlen explains what government has done to shrink the importance of aid societies . . . and the reasons such societies could again rise in importance.